Spelter, West Virginia

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Spelter, West Virginia
Census-designated place
Spelter is located in West Virginia
Spelter is located in the US
Coordinates: 39°20′42″N 80°19′04″W / 39.34500°N 80.31778°W / 39.34500; -80.31778Coordinates: 39°20′42″N 80°19′04″W / 39.34500°N 80.31778°W / 39.34500; -80.31778
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
 • Total0.495 sq mi (1.28 km2)
 • Land0.495 sq mi (1.28 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,007 ft (307 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total346
 • Density700/sq mi (270/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code26438
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1555681[3]

Spelter is a census-designated place (CDP) in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States. Spelter is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north of Clarksburg. Spelter has a post office with ZIP code 26438.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population was 346.[2]

An early variant name was Ziesing.[5]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spelter, West Virginia
  4. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  5. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 697.